Strategist - Social Media Agency - London

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Up to £35,000 + excellent benefits
Posted
14 Nov 2018
Closes
14 Dec 2018
Ref
LG47716
Discipline
Marketing
Sector
FMCG, Food & Drink
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Senior Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Looking for a change?   Ready for the next step in your planning and strategy career?

The agency

Based in Clerkenwell, this independent award-winning social media agency prides itself in working with some of the biggest brands in the FMCG, retail, charity and entertainment sector. Due to increasing growth they are now looking to hire a confident and capable Strategist. This is an agency that truly cares about the team and offers some incredible benefits including flexible working and a personal well-being budget. 

The role

Reporting into the Head of Strategy, you’ll work across all accounts, from supporting on the winning pitch through to analytics and reporting, you'll lead all strategic development, ensuring projects and campaigns are planned, created, and activated meeting KPIs. You'll keep up-to-date on all things social from new behaviours, platforms, tools that are changing the landscape. Contributing to the growth of the agency name, you'll prepare case studies and write award entries and support growth in the team.

 

The Day to Day

  • Unpick client briefs, interrogate them and scope projects
  • Develop brand and creative strategies from the ground up
  • Devise compelling strategic decks
  • Write creative briefs and inspire creatives throughout the process
  • Plan and facilitate workshops
  • Commission and manage primary research
  • Translate qual and quant data into actionable insights
  • Work and present on new business pitches
  • Write case studies and award entries
  • Monitor and evaluate campaigns
  • Demonstrate a commercial understanding
  • Consult clients to develop further business opportunities

 

Who you are 

You’re a confident Strategist with at least 2 years industry experience, you're already in your first  strategy role and have probably hit a glass ceiling.

You will have some experience leading on accounts and have worked in an agency, perhaps you have some client-side experience too.  You will have some experience in research, able to take data and uncover key insights, you'll be adept at developing robust strategies and able to craft a well written creative brief. You’re already a confident presenter and can manage relationships at a senior level, both internally and externally. You pride yourself on getting the best out of people, working closely with agency and third-party teams to deliver high-quality work on time and to brief. 

Perhaps you're a Brand Planner, CRM Strategist or working in the brand activation space - either way you'll be looking to broaden your strategy experience. Some knowledge of social media marketing is ideal but not essential. What you must have is the ability to think upstream around a brand's business problem and be able to solve it in a creative, yet effective way.

With an excellent range of benefits and clearly defined career progression, this is an excellent opportunity for a talented Strategist to join a growing social media agency.

Interested in the role? Then click "Apply" and submit your CV along with a few lines on why you think you have the wow factor.

To considered for this role, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Whilst every effort is made to contact everyone who applies, due to a high number of applications we are unable to give individual feedback to those who are unsuccessful.

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